Jenny Weatherford
  • Jenny Weatherford
  • Director of Experiential Learning and International Education

  • Email:
  • Phone: 828.898.2518
  • Office: Chaffee Center Annex
  • Department: Academics


PhD, University of Rochester
MA, University of Rochester
BA, Earlham College

Common Courses Taught

First Year Seminar
International Studies
English as a Second Language

Scholarly and Professional Achievements

I have over thirty years of experience teaching, doing research, publishing articles, and presenting at conferences internationally. Besides having taught at universities both within and outside the United States, I have also directed international affairs at three different higher-ed institutions.

Institutional Service and Responsibilities

I serve as Director of Experiential Learning and International Education. One of my tasks involves advising students about study abroad and other international opportunities. I also assist international students and help the college comply with SEVIS regulations. Additionally, I help support and create new opportunities for Lees-McRae students and faculty to immerse themselves in hands-on education locally, domestically, and internationally. I also teach.

Personal Interests

When not on campus, I enjoy exploring and photographing the High Country. When the weather is not suitable for hiking or other outdoor activities, I like reading and listening to music, as well as visiting galleries, historical buildings, and other notable sites in the area. I travel whenever I have the chance.